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Cybersecurity Engineer

Houston, Remote
IT, Security

Security Operations

  • Analyze security systems and capabilities, seeking to continually improve
  • Monitor and remediate issues and vulnerabilities in security systems
  • By way of expert understanding and use of security solutions and tools, support Incident Response and security operations
  • Develop integrations between hardware and software solutions to provide security outcomes
  • Work with stakeholders to address vulnerabilities outside of Security Engineering area of responsibility
  • Analyze emerging security threats and identifies gaps, making necessary changes to address identified gaps
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of best practices and security standards for the organization
  • Translate technology, environmental needs, and laws & regulations into system and security designs and requirements
  • Contribute to the creation and improvement of security dashboard reporting and development

Implement and Manage Security Solutions

  • Identify, assess and recommend risk-appropriate security solutions to provide for the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational systems and data.
  • In partnership with IT and Security Architecture, plan, research, design, and implement fitting security solutions; test solutions to ensure they achieve the expected outcome.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of security solutions.
  • Provide for the routine maintenance, patching, major updates, and other administrative considerations in relation to security

Vulnerability Management

  • Correlate multiple data sources to identify vulnerabilities- make recommendations and work with system owners to expedite remediation
  • Manage and enhance vulnerability scanning tools and capabilities
  • Work with and influence system owners to adopt enhancements or remediation

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Management Information Systems, or related discipline required
  • Four (4) years of relevant experience in an IT Engineering, Administration, or development capacity may be considered in lieu of degree

Certification/License

  • CISSP, GSEC, CEH, or security vendor-specific certifications preferred

Experience

  • At least five (5) years’ experience assessing, designing & implementing IT Security Solutions required
  • Experience with:
    • Implementing and managing a variety of server, network, software, and other tools for the purposes of supporting security outcomes preferred
    • SIEM/SOAR and other security operational tooling
    • Monitoring, alerting, auditing, and presenting key performance and risk indicators required
    • Using automated and manual vulnerability assessment tools and driving remediation efforts
    • Splunk implementation, support, and content development preferred
    • Integrating systems by way of native capabilities and custom development/scripting such as APIA
    • Assessing and mitigating technology risks required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of security and compliance requirements required
  • Current best practices knowledge
  • Computer literate and proficient with MS Office, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

BENEFITS / PERKS

  • Remote work if needed, local to Houston not required
  • Mature security program
  • Training budget
  • Education assistance
  • Multiple tabletops per year
  • Purple team exercises
  • Full medical, vision & dental benefits

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